Re: Release Cycle
On Tue, 30 Dec 2008 15:38:41 -0800
Ken Teague <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Is Debian's stable release cycle relative long because Debian
> > releases typically involve big changes that set the minimum time
> > between releases, or is it because Debian not really attempt to
> > design and make smaller, more frequent increments in order to
> > keep Debian stable releases from getting so (relatively) old
> > (while maintaining quality standards)?
> Debian doesn't have a set release cycle, as you've noticed. It's
> long because they want to produce a distribution that's very stable
> and contains little or no bugs. Bugs that are submitted after a
> release are found after the release is launched and they're
> normally not something that's easily found/reproducable or
I, for one, am very thankful for Debian and the way that it
releases. I run a couple of servers that I would just as soon "just
ran", instead of having to tinker or fix things all the time. I have
more to do.
Thank you, Debian!!
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